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Lieut Jerome Aubrey Sudut
Birth: Oct. 20, 1930
Wausau
Marathon County
Wisconsin, USA
Death: Sep. 12, 1951
Gyeongsangbuk-do, South Korea

Korean War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Sudut served as a Second Lieutenant, United States Army, Company B, 27th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division. He was awarded his medal posthumously for service Near Kumhwa, Korea, on September 12, 1951. His citation reads-2d Lt. Sudut distinguished himself by conspicuous gallantry above and beyond the call of duty in action against the enemy. His platoon, attacking heavily fortified and strategically located hostile emplacements, had been stopped by intense fire from a large bunker containing several firing posts. Armed with submachinegun, pistol, and grenades, 2d Lt. Sudut charged the emplacement alone through vicious hostile fire, killing 3 of the occupants and dispersing the remainder. Painfully wounded, he returned to reorganize his platoon, refused evacuation and led his men in a renewed attack. The enemy had returned to the bunker by means of connecting trenches from other emplacements and the platoon was again halted by devastating fire. Accompanied by an automatic-rifleman 2d Lt. Sudut again charged into close-range fire to eliminate the position. When the rifleman was wounded, 2d Lt. Sudut seized his weapon and continued alone, killing 3 of the 4 remaining occupants. Though mortally wounded and his ammunition exhausted, he jumped into the emplacement and killed the remaining enemy soldier with his trench knife. His single-handed assaults so inspired his comrades that they continued the attack and drove the enemy from the hill, securing the objective. 2d Lt. Sudut's consummate fighting spirit, outstanding leadership, and gallant self-sacrifice are in keeping with the finest traditions of the infantry and the U.S. Army. (bio by: K) 
 
Burial:
Restlawn Memorial Park
Wausau
Marathon County
Wisconsin, USA
Plot: Section IX, Lot 5, Grave 12
 
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Record added: Sep 10, 2003
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Lieut Jerome Aubrey Sudut
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